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Videos

Lard? Yes! Praise the Lard -   It was 1991. Ruth Reichl, was the editor of the Los Angeles Times food section, and she was changing the culinary scene, mostly subtly but with a wake up bang directed  at others.  When she asked me to write...

Recipes

Menu dinner for Mark Miller - People wondered why I would spend almost three days cooking this huge regional Mexican menu for Mark Miller who is not really a close friend (I had not seen him in years) but whom I like and admire very much....

Articles

More Mexican Soups - Caldo Tlapeno One of the best things about traveling in Mexico is the meal pattern.  I can get up early, or late, and not have to rush to have breakfast which is served up until 11 usually. It can be...

Zarela Martinez is one of America’s top culinary professionals and a 2013 inductee into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. Her achievements as a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, food television host, and product developer and merchandiser place her as a pioneering woman in the world of the multiplatform food personality. More